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g-20 leaders turn up the heat on europe as the dep crisis deepens. shut out. a jury aquists pitching legend roger clemens of all charges that he lied to congress about using steroids. and blind spot. surveillance video captures daredevil thieves in romania attempting a high-speed heist. captions paid for by nbc-universal television hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. and today we begin with all necessary measures. president obama and other leaders of the world's largest economies will wrap up a two-day
economic summit in mexico today. they're going to be ramping up pressure on the european union to take bolder steps to resolve its debt crisis once and for all. nbc's tracie potts is in washington with the details. tracie, good morning. >> lynn, good morning. more government spending, not government cuts may be the answer to preventing a financial crisis in europe and around the world. that is what we will see in a draft statement. we've seen the draft statement. the final statement expected to come out of the g-20 later today stating that the biggest countries are ready to spend more. of course, the biggest concern is the eurozone. the 17 nations in europe, and whether the problems in spain and in greece with those economies may cause that eurozone to falter. but there are other issues they're dealing with as well like egypt, the military trying to strip power from the democratically elected government. and syria, that was a big one on the table yesterday as president obama sat down with russia's
president vladimir putin. they said that -- in fact, putin said that they had commonalities. the president said that they agreed that the violence needs to end, but not a lot of specifics there, especially when it comes to whether or not syria's president needs go. lynn? >> all right. tracie potts there if us in washington. tracie, thank you. well, elsewhere new evidence was released in the trayvon martin case yesterday, including jailhouse calls from accused killer george zimmerman to his wife. calls prosecutors allege prove shellie zimmerman lied when she told the judge she and her husband were broke. nbc's jay gray has that story. >> reporter: we're hearing more from a man who shot and killed trayvon martin. special prosecutor angela corey released six recorded jailhouse phone calls. during the conversations the couple talks about their love for each other, confidence in their attorney and buying
bulletproof vests. >> i want you wearing one. second of all. >> reporter: prosecutors say the recordings also reveal zimmerman providing his wife with detailed instructions on how to access a bank account and move money from one account to other. they allege the couple was transferred donations from an internet called and discussing in code calling paypal peter pan and never discussing how much they had. >> take the ten out first and keep it in your pocket and then at the institution see yo if you can put ten into hers right away and see if she can take that ten out and put it in the box there. >> reporter: prosecutors say when they talk about tens, the zimmermans are actually discussing $10,000 and despite telling the judge they were broke, the zimmermans actually had access to at least $130,000 when bond was set. that bond was revoked and zimmerman was sent back to jail. his wife was arrested oven a
charge of making a false statement. still, his attorney has downplayed the allegations. >> though they weren't honest with judge lester at first, it wi was four days later the moneys with transferred to me. >> reporter: a new bond hearing is scheduled. and now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. and now for a look at your in florida, an amazing sight. doctors removed a three-inch peer from a teenagers head. he was accidentally impaled just before heading out on a spear-fishing trip. they had to use a metal cutter just to be able to place his head in a cat scan device. they say the 16-year-old is out of intensive care and recovering. in arizona, massive flames and numerous small explosions destroyed a warehouse used by a plumbing wholesaler.
whoa. strong winds fueled the fire and heavy smoke could be seen for miles. the cause is under investigation. thankfully no one was hurt. in virginia beach, a driver says her foot slipped, and this was the result. her car came crashing through the front doors of a sandwich shop. three people, including a baby were inside the car and four people were inside the store. but there were no serious injuries. and, finally, to minnesota, where this is anything but a dream home. actually the exact opposite. broken water pipes and warm weather combined to cover a townhouse from wall to floors in mold. the house had been foreclosed so no one was living there but neighbors started seeing the disgusting site back in march and authorities say it will people be cleaned up. i need a somehow. and now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast.
>> bonfire, anyone? >> you know i'm a germaphobe and i'll be bathing myself later. >> mold, black mold. that's gross. a little hot. >> yeah. >> a lot of areas haven't seen it and some are going to get it too. right now the middle of the country continues to bake. of course, at 112 jumps out at you in phoenix, arizona. believe it or not, that's not all that big of a deal for them. but the 100 in denver, 96 in kansas city, it continues to roll day after day throughout illinois up through chicago at 94 yesterday. all the heat that's in the middle of the country is on the move, and it's going to start to slowly spread to the mid-atlantic today in new england, starting tomorrow, and it figures. it's actually the official first day of summer tomorrow around. so all the hot weather in the misdemeanorle of the country. this warm front is trying to push to the east. it's going to push the high pressure out and this high pressure will become the dominant one and this will pump all that air to the north. the only other concern this morning big thunderstorms in and around minneapolis this morning. a lot of lightning with these
storms and the possibility of damaging winds and small hail, so we'll continue to watch that also. so as far as the forecast goes out there today, temperatures are beginning to warm up. d.c. should be near 90 today and another baking day throughout the heartland. that's a look at the national forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. indianapolis, 93 today and sunny. so the ohio valley is really starting to heat things up too. we're watching denver today at 91. you're going to be slightly cooler at least. look at milwaukee at 95. not comfortable. as i mentioned, new england, get ready. it could be near 99 degrees in boston of all places. >> which just this weekend it was about 65, so a lot of people are going to be like what? all right, bill, thank you so much. coming up, wall street's latest worry, a competitor for the ipad and the later sneaker fashion that went way too far. your early morning business headlines are straight ahead. plus, the latest lohan excuse. we use it sometimes.
good morning and welcome back to "early today." i'm lynn berry, and here are some of your top headlines this morning. the u.s. is warning egypt to hand over power to a new president when a winner is announced or face losing billions of dollars in american aid. there are sweeping new powers taken by the military council obvious lynn tent of hanging onto power. defense lawyers for jerry sandusky called former coaches yesterday. the jury could get the case as early as thursday. asians have now passed hispanics to become the largerest group of new
immigrants to the u.s. a report finds asian immigrants rose from 19% in the year 2000 to 36% in 2010. and watch this. a daring high-speed robbery caught on video in romania as thieves use a vehicle to pull up behind a back truck and open its back door. by their before they were arrested they grabbed $400,000 in goods. and now here's an early look at one of your top health headlines on msnbc.com. a new study finding the come bind weight of the human pos lags is 316 million tons and 17 million tons of that is due to obesity. the study warns obesity could have the same ikt path on global resources as a half a billion people. the u.s. with just 5% of the people account for almost one-third of the world's weight due to obesity. and for more information on this and other health stories, you can check out the health page at msnbc.com.
>> announcer: "early today" health is brought to you by vagisil wash with odor block. the confident clean. and now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow opens at 12,741 after lose 25g points yesterday. the s&p nudged up a point while the nasdaq rose 22. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo the nikkei fell 65 points while in hong kong the hang seng was down 11. asian shares headed lower today over more concern over europe's economy. in greece talks could produce a coalition government as early as today with its leaders hoping to negotiate less punishing terms for the international bailout. now the focus turns back to spain. with its borrowing costs surging higher a bailout could be needed there as well. the federal reserve starts its own market committee meeting with wall street hoping the european crisis and a slow john
market will announce a new dose of stimulus, home building increased. the latest in a series of encouraging signs for the housing market. for an undisclosed amount facebook is purchasing face.com, the company that currently provides network with facial technology. shares of oracle surged after the company reported better than expected quarter will i revenue. as expected microsoft unveiled its new tablet called surface, which is designed to compete with the ipad. it will launch in the fall, but microsoft did not reveal the prees. a new study says only half a millionaire baby boomers think its's important to leave money to their kids with a third saying they'd rather leave the money to charity than their kids. and adidas has plans to can sell a sneaker with a shackle like ankle cuff. some critics say the high top sneaker with an orange plastic
cuff too closely resembled a signal of slavery. well coming up the yanks streak, a slugfest in chicago and one boxer hopes for a knockout on broadway. plus, baseball's nastiest knuckleball is good enough for back-to-back one-hitters. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. it's already felt like summer for weeks but officially it begins tomorrow and get ready in new england. your forecast is coming up. you're watching "early today."
good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." and in sports major league pitching legend roger clemens posted one of the biggest victories of husband life yesterday. in court. here's nbc's fred roggin with an early look at all your sports headlines. good morning, and you can add another win to roger clemens' resume. the most decorated pitcher in baseball history was found not charges. perjury and jurors rejected the prosecution's case that clemens lied to congress in 2008 about using performance enhancing dru drugs. the verdict is also a blow to the government to spend millions of taxpayer dollars. so clemons is now a free man, but the question remains will the baseball writers forgive him enough to elect him to the baseball hall of fame.
today cc sabathia struck out ten for the first complete game of the year. mark teixeira and robinson cano both hit solo shots. the yanks won ten straight. who would have thought r.a. dickey would be this good. he struck out 13, now pitched back-to-back complete one-hitters. he ripped his first career grand slam in the sixth. dickey improved 11-1 with a 5-1 win. the wind was blowing out and the cubs were hitting them out. smacked five home runs. they may have the worst record in baseball but they have bragging rights in chicago. they won it 12-3. now to phoenix, demand dmaks' aaron hill came back with a double in the fifth. needing a home run for the cycle and there it goes. aaron hill single-handedly beat the mariners 7-1. finally can you imagine mike tyson accepting a tony award?
it could happen. he's teamed one spike lee to bring a one-man show to bring "undisputed truth" to broadway. it will be raw and filthy and about his life. if you see the show and don't like it,'d keep my opinion to yourself. that's your early look at sports on "early today." i'm fred roggin. >> probably good idea. coming up, spider-man goes back to the beginning and who's taking aim at glee? your early morning entertainment headlines are straight ahead. plus, prepare to go back in time for never before seen photos of the fab four at the very beginning. you're watching "early today."
welcome back to "early today." minneapolis, you have problems right now with a lot of thunderstorms. also your friendis there in souh dakota too. the heat is the big story. it's just beginning to warm up in areas of the east. dch d.c. about 90. look what happens tomorrow. we're going to be up around 98 from boston to new york. d.c.'s looking at about 96. a few spots in new england have a chance at 100 tomorrow. incredible. well, if you're watching us on whdh 7 news in boston, massachusetts, and lynn chose this by the way, in nearby worcester explore why you body produces mushy, gushy gook.
that's grossology at the ecotear yum. >> thanks bill. now here's an early look at this morning's headlines in entertainment. are you tired of sequels. now hollywood is going to start a franchise all over again. they walked the red carpet for the premiere of the reboot of the amazing spider-man. it opens here july 3rd. fresh off winning the "celebrity apprentice," arsenio hall is returning to late-night tv on a syndicated nightly talk show next year. glenn beck thinks "glee" is brilliant. he also tells billboards the things that they teach high schoolers are, quote, horrifying so he's preparing an anti-glee show. lindsay lohan says she overslept, blaming her grueling schedule and exhaustion and dehydration. the very next night lohan
parties all hours of the evening at an l.a. spot. her people say she's been working overnight. they say it's quite reasonable she's dining at 1:00 a.m. it happens. it happens. this comes to us from new york city where beatles fans who thought they've seen it all are in for a welcome surprise. some 30 photos either rarely or never before seen are now on display at a gallery. the exhibit shows the fab four in the early years making transition from a touring band into a recording sensation including their history-making performance on "the ed sullivan show." this is "early today." i'm lynn berry. have a great day.
we're tracking a near record heat wave that's developing in our region. tom kierein will have much more to expect. >> welcome to "news4 today" for this tuesday, june 19th, 2012. breaking news right now, the university of virginia has a new president, at least for now. the college's board of governors named carls a interrim president. it reached the decision two hours ago following a marathon meeting. he had been dean of uva's
mcintyre school of commerce and replaces teresa sullivan forced from her job as the school's president. >> say something before you get in your car? >> do not believe everything in the newspapers. >> there's no more -- >> said nothing. >> why did the meeting take so long? >> resign. >> shame on you. >> sullivan's departure has angered many faculty members and students in charlottesville. dozens of people yelled at zucker. earlier in the day professors called on them to resign over their decision to oust sullivan. new this morning, working to larn more about a serious accident in laurel. it's unclear right now what caused the accident but we